9780071544795

A World History of Architecture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071544795

  • ISBN10:

    0071544798

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/25/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

A magnificently illustrated guide to theglobal history of architectureupdated toinclude the non-western world and worksfrom womenThe Second Edition of this historical architecturalguide gives you a deeperknowledge and wider perspective of traditions inarchitecture throughout the worldfrom prehistoricthrough modern structures. Extensively and beautifullyillustrated, the book includes photos, plans, scales forworld-famous structures such as the Parthenon, Versailles,the Brooklyn Bridge, and many others.

Author Biography

Michael Fazio is emeritus professorof architecture at Mississippi State University. He is the authorof The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.

Marian Moffett taught architectural history at the Universityof Tennessee. Her publications include A History of WesternArchitecture, and East Tennessee Cantilever Barns.

Lawrence Wodehouse taught architectural history at theUniversity of Dundee and various American universities.

Table of Contents

The Beginnings of Architecture
The Greek World
The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia
Traditional Architecture of China and Japan
The Roman World
Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
Islamic Architecture
Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture
Gothic Architecture
Indigenous Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas
Renaissance Architecture
Baroque Architecture
The Eighteenth Century
Nineteenth Century Developments
The Twentieth Century and Modernism
Modernisms in the Mid- and Late-Twentieth Century
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